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No. 61 Dallas Street, Jefferson, Marion County, TX



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Location
Jefferson, TX

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS TX-3405
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N151).
Building/structure dates: 1859 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1872 subsequent work
0.1994
Significance: Jefferson, Texas was founded in 1841; located at the head of navigation of Big Cypress Bayou, the city prospered as an inland port with direct connections via the Red River to the Mississippi, and became a commercial center for northeast Texas. A wharf was built at the turning basin, and was served by the principal commercial artery, Dallas Street, which was lined with busy commercial enterprises. Throughout the Civil War and Reconstruction, Jefferson flourished with its exports of cotton, lumber and manufactured goods...

Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

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